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THE SALVATION ARMY ASSISTING STORM VICTIMS IN ST. LOUIS

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Released 27 April 2011

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Faithe Colas

Community Relations Director

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www.SAmilwaukee.org

 

Wauwatosa, WI (April 27, 2011) The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Response Team continues to assist those impacted by the severe weather and tornadoes that ripped through our region on Friday.

“Our teams have been in three of the hardest hit communities providing food and supplies since Saturday,” said Major Jim Curl, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army’s relief efforts. “We have been able to provide a hand up and relief to those in need.”  

Currently, The Salvation Army is providing 1,400 meals a day in Maryland Heights, Moline Acres and Berkeley neighborhoods. Two canteens (mobile kitchens) are providing three meals a day to those cleaning up and responding to the storms.

 

 

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org


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